Lyca Kovai Kings play Nellai Royal Kings in Qualifier 2 of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) 2022 on Tuesday, July 29, at the SNR College Cricket Ground, Coimbatore from 7:15 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Lyca Kovai Kings beat Siechem Madurai Panthers by 20 runs (DL Method) in the Eliminator match of the TNPL. Ganga Sridhar Raju top-scored with a 40-ball 49 for the Kovai Kings while Ajith Ram and Abhishek Tanwar picked two wickets each. The hosts finished fourth on the TNPL points table with four wins in seven games.
Nellai Royal Kings lost to Chepauk Super Gillies in Qualifier 1. Baba Aparjith top-scored with a 31-ball 33 as the visitors put on 140 runs in the first innings. The Super Gillies chased down the score of 141 with five balls to spare. Karthick Manikandan finished with figures of 2/14 with the ball in the second innings.
Lyca Kovai Kings vs Nellai Royal Kings Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 Qualifier 2 odds
Parimatch odds: Lyca Kovai Kings: 2.02, Nellai Royal Kings: 1.74
1xBet odds: Lyca Kovai Kings:2.015, Nellai Royal Kings: 1.805
Betway odds: Lyca Kovai Kings: 2.00, Nellai Royal Kings: 1.72
10CRIC odds: Lyca Kovai Kings: 2.05, Nellai Royal Kings: 1.75
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Lyca Kovai Kings vs Nellai Royal Kings head-to-head
Lyca Kovai Kings have won four games while Nellai Royal Kings have won only once in their previous five matches.
Lyca Kovai Kings beat Nellai Royal Kings by five runs in their previous match in this tournament.
Nellai Royal Kings last beat Lyca Kovai Kings back in 2018.
Lyca Kovai Kings vs Nellai Royal Kings probable playing XI
Lyca Kovai Kings: Ganga Sridhar Raju, Suresh Kumar (wicket-keeper), Sai Sudarshan, U Mukilesh, Shahrukh Khan (captain), Shijit Chandran, Abhishek Tanwar, Ajith Ram, R Divakar, Bala Surya, Manish Ravi.
Nellai Royal Kings: NS Harish, Laxmesha Suryaprakash, Baba Aparjith, Baba Indrajith (captain & wicket-keeper), R Sanjay Yadav, G Ajitesh, Jitendra Kumar, M Shahjahan, Kartik Manikandan, K Easwaran, V Athisayaraj Davidson.
Lyca Kovai Kings vs Nellai Royal Kings top picks
Lyca Kovai Kings: Abhishek Tanwar will be the top pick from the Lyca Kovai Kings. The 30-year-old pacer has picked 15 wickets in seven games this season. Tanwar also has an economy of 7.07. The right-arm pacer is also the leading wicket-taker in TNPL this season.
Nellai Royal Kings: R Sanjay Yadav will be the player to watch out for from the Nellai Royal Kings. Yadav has scored 397 runs at an average of 99.25 in TNPL this season. The 27-year-old also has a strike rate of 158.29. The left-handed batter has scored one hundred and four fifties with the bat. Yadav has also picked six wickets with the ball at an economy of 7.89 this season.
Lyca Kovai Kings vs Nellai Royal Kings Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 prediction
Nellai Royal Kings are favourites going into the game against Lyca Kovai Kings. The visitors have been the best team in the tournament so far.
Lyca Kovai Kings have a better head-to-head record against Nellai Royal Kings. The Kovai kings are the only team to beat the visitors in the group stage of the tournament.
Lyca Kovai Kings vs Nellai Royal Kings Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 Qualifier 1 playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 32°C
Wind: 5 km/h